New Research on Social Perception (Google eBook)

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John A. Zebrowski
Nova Publishers, 2007 - Science - 243 pages
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The contemporary concept of social perception is considered to be an umbrella term that includes various other traditional and related phenomena such as person perception, impression and attitude formation, social cognition, attribution, stereotypes, prejudice, social categorisation, and social comparison and implicit personality theories. This book presents research on social perspectives and behavioural responses which follow. These include child perceptions, social class issues, perceived attractiveness theories, occupational prestige and related communication factors.
  

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Contents

Childrens Perceptions of Social Groups
1
Social Information Processing in Preschool Children Preliminary Evidence Regarding a Promising New Assessment Tool
47
Characteristics of Victims of Bullying Implications for Research
75
Perceptions of Dangerous Situations and Victimization of Women with and without impairments
95
Visual Stereotypes in an Eyewitness Context
109
Social Perception and the Social ClassMental Illness Relationship New Research or Beating a Dead Horse?
127
Cognitive Factors in the Prediction of Liking of Social Groups Prototypes Predictability and Familiarity
161
The Interaction Between Perceived Attractiveness and Implicit Theories on Peoples Inferences About LongTerm Relationships
181
The Effects of Cognitive Complexity and Communication Apprehension on the Expression and Recognition of Sarcasm
193
Occupational Prestige Perceptions of Nursing and Physiotherapy An International Survey
207
Index
231
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